About

The Daily Free Press (ISSN 1094-7337), the independent student newspaper at Boston University, is published digitally Monday through Friday and printed on Thursdays during the academic year except during vacation and exam periods, as well as when there aren’t ads to help cover the cost of printing. The paper is published by Back Bay Publishing Co., Inc., a nonprofit Massachusetts corporation operated by Boston University students. The paper was founded May 5, 1970 by BU students.

The Daily Free Press in print is distributed free at about 50 sites on Boston University’s Charles River Campus. Those interested can also sign up for  our email newsletter, which  is sent each morning with the day’s top headlines.

The Daily Free Press Online (ISSN 1094-5962) has been publishing on the same days as the print edition since January 1996 at http://www.dailyfreepress.com.

Please email [email protected] for more information.


Print Readership Information

Circulation for publishing days of The Daily Free Press in print is 5,000 issues each Thursday we have advertising.

Online Readership Information

  • Approximately 75,000 page views a month
  • Approximately 42,000  unique views a month

Editors — Fall 2021

Lily Kepner  — Editor-in-Chief ([email protected])
Emma Sanchez — Managing Editor ([email protected])

Madhri Yehiya — Campus Editor ([email protected])
Tanisha Bhat — Associate Campus Editor
Emily Stevenson — Associate Campus Editor
Jesús Marrero Suárez — Associate Campus Editor

Isabella Abraham — City Editor ([email protected])
Vanessa Bartlett — Associate City Editor
Madison Mercado — Associate City Editor (Statehouse Reporter)
Samuele Petruccelli — Associate City Editor
Aaron Velasco — Associate City Editor

Molly Farrar — Features Editor ([email protected])
Rachel Do — Associate Arts Editor
Sophie Nye — Associate Science Editor
Ashley Soebroto — Associate Community Editor
Divya Sood — Associate Business Editor

Sonja Chen — Sports Editor ([email protected])
Ethan Biddle — Associate Sports Editor
Robin Kim — Associate Sports Editor

Sabine Ollivier-Yamin — Opinion Editor ([email protected])

Katrina Liu — Lifestyle Editor ([email protected])

Conor Kelley — Photo Editor ([email protected])
Shannon Damiano — Associate Photo Editor
Jasmine Li — Associate Photo Editor
Bailey Shen — Associate Photo Editor

Rani Thompson — Podcast Editor ([email protected])
Nellie Maloney — Associate Podcast Editor
Mia Parker — Associate Podcast Editor

Yvonne Tang — Graphics & Layout Editor

Katherine Fuerman — Multimedia Editor ([email protected])


Business Staff

For all business inquiries contact the Board of Directors of Back Bay Publishing Co., Inc.  ([email protected])